Legal Roundtable: Lawsuits Against Schnucks, Sharia Law, Monsanto, Etc.

May 23, 2013

Legal issues are never far from the headlines and in many cases, they are the headlines.

The Missouri Legislature recently ended its session and passed some bills worth considering from a legal perspective.  One bill bars the implementation of Agenda 21, a non-binding United Nations plan which promotes sustainable development.  Another would bar Sharia law in Missouri.

Host Don Marsh talked with a panel of legal experts to explain those issues and more. 

The panelists included:

  • William Freivogel, J.D., Director, School of Journalism; Associate Professor, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
  • Mark Smith, J.D., Associate Vice Chancellor and Director, The Career Center, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Rebecca Hollander-Blumoff , J.D., Associate Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis

Other topics included:

  • Lawsuits filed against local grocery store chain Schnucks because of breach of customers’ credit and debit cards
  • The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding St. Louis based Monsanto
  • Recently passed gun laws

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